Its purpose is to provide minimum requirements for the installation and application of resilient coverings for Australian conditions to ensure that the installed product is fit for purpose. ?

It was announced late last year that Standards NZ has also commenced a working group to adopt AS 1884 planned for April 2013, but with amendments to suit the New Zealand market. ? Resilient floor coverings include Luxury Vinyl Tiles and Planks (LVT), which is the generic group manufactured and marketed by Karndean Designflooring.

For more information on the changes to AS 1884, download our 'Principal Changes to AS 1884' document. For more information on the full AS 1884-2012 Standard report, visit the Standards Australia website.